Public comments needed on new High Peaks Wilderness Unit Management Plan amendment

New High Peaks Wilderness Area UMP amendment contains many proposals to change management of public recreational use in the most popular area in the Forest Preserve State agencies have released a new draft amendment to the Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the High Peaks Wilderness area, which includes...

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Public comments needed for the new Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest Area Unit Management Plan Amendment

The Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest UMP will establish public access to the Boreas Ponds New trails will also access the High Peaks and Hudson River State agencies have released a new draft amendment to the Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest area, which stretches...

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Summer staff needed to canvas the Forest Preserve, report on and document overuse and illegal motorized trespasses

  This summer, Protect the Adirondacks is organizing a team to hike trails and camp deep in the Forest Preserve throughout the Adirondacks and spend their days monitoring trail conditions, documenting motor vehicle trespasses and impacts, and monitoring overuse. We’re seeking three individuals...

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Local governments and environmental groups oppose storage of oil tanker rail cars in the Adirondacks, but where is Governor Cuomo and state environmental protection agencies?

A Total Disgrace: oil tankers have arrived in the Adirondack Park and are stored on track in the Forest Preserve 28 Oil Tanker rail cars were transported through Saratoga and Warren counties on October 16th and are stored on rail line along the Boreas River in the Town of Minerva in Essex County Where...

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Vote Yes on Proposal 3 on November 7, 2017 to amend Article 14, Section 1, the forever wild provision, to create new “Health and Safety Land Account” to help local communities with highway and utilities maintenance

  Vote Yes on Proposal 3 on November 7, 2017 to amend Article 14, the forever wild provision of the NYS Constitution, to create a new “Health and Safety Land Account” to help local communities with highway and utilities maintenance. Protect the Adirondacks urges New Yorkers to...

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